“I really wanted to give back to Scouts because it gave my children an opportunity to learn good values and discipline,” Roz Hussin explains why she wants to give back to Boy Scouts. Hussin is an Instructional Design Specialist for the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She could have sold popcorn or donated money, like most mothers that want to give back to the Scouts. Instead, Hussin became the District Commissioner for the ScoutREACH program.
Md. Rashaduzzaman, Ph.D. Student in Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design received two awards from the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) on November 9, 2018 at ITAA's annual conference in Cleveland, Ohio.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced today that it is a winner of a Grand Challenges Explorations grant—an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Janos Zempleni, Willa Cather Professor of Molecular Nutrition and director of the Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases through Dietary Molecules, will pursue an innovative global health and development research project, titled “Milk Exosomes and RNA for Optimal Growth and Immune Function.”
Everyone’s heard of “three R’s” of education: reading, ’riting and ’rithmetic.
The phrase was coined in the 19th century to describe the subjects foundational to public schooling, and many still consider them the mainstays of education. But University of Nebraska–Lincoln researcher Leen-Kiat Sohsays it’s time to add another discipline to the list: computer science.
University of Nebraska–Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green will be the featured guest from 1-3 p.m., Oct. 26 for the College of Education and Human Sciences College Meeting in the Prairie Suite of the East Campus Union. All CEHS faculty and staff are encouraged to attend the open conversation and to bring questions, insights and suggestions.
A grant from the German Embassy in Washington, D.C. is helping the College of Education and Human Sciences shine a light on German immigration issues Oct. 22-26. German Week events are free and open to the public. The Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education (TLTE) is hosting the week. Ali Moeller, TLTE professor, and Jim Benes, CEHS global exchange coordinator, have planned and organized the activities.
Events are planned each day that feature how Germany is integrating immigrants. A listing of events is below and also on the CEHS Calendar of Events.
The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery will host a lecture on October 14 at 2:00 p.m. in Room 11 of the Home Economics Building on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s East Campus titled “Making the Desert Bloom: Painted Textiles for a Krishna Temple” by Kay Talwar. The lecture is free and open to all and will be followed by a reception in the gallery on the building’s second level.
The Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery will host a lecture titled “The Artists of Nathdwara: Traditions and Contexts” by Madhuvanti Ghose, Alsdorf Associate Curator of Indian, Southeast Asian, Himalayan and Islamic Art at the Art Institute of Chicago, at 5 p.m., Sept. 13 in Room 11 of the Home Economics Building on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's East Campus. The lecture is free and open to all and will be followed by a reception in the gallery on the building's second level.
Friends and colleagues are invited to a reception celebrating the retirement of Linda Boeckner, professor and human sciences program leader in the Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences (NHS) and Nebraska Extension. The reception is scheduled for 4 p.m., Aug. 27 in the East Campus Union, Arbor Suites.